Fingers are crossed at QPR today for Danny Simpson.
The stricken right-back has gone for a new scan in the hope there is improvement to his back fracture that allows him to play before the end of the season.
The former Newcastle defender was ever present until the 2-1 home win over Bolton at the end of January, but has not featured since.
The definite good news is midfielder Yossi Benayoun has recovered from a thigh injury and throws his hat into the squad to face Reading at home on Sunday.
Charlie Austin, Matt Phillips and Ali Faurlin are long-term absentees.